Loire à vélo: cycle tour from Saumur to the Atlantic sea
Discover the charm of the Western Loire region : from Saumur to Saint-Brévin and appreciate the ‘Angevine Sweetness’ (‘Douceur Angevine’)all along the last itineraries of the “Loire à Vélo” routes. Then ride through the Anjou area and its vineyards, and finally "take the plunge" into the Atlantic Ocean at Saint-Brévin. Bask in the sun on the Atlantic beaches !
Your cycling tour in the Loire Valley: Day 1: Arrival in Saumur Discover the pleasant town of Saumur overlooked by its 14th century château and famous for its National Riding School and its sparkling white wine. Day 2: Saumur – Angers | 57 km A 1st stage following the “Loire à vélo” cycling paths towards Cunault church, a masterpiece of the Romanesque art! Then continue towards to the peaceful city of Angers and its chateau sheltering the famous and immense Apocalypse Tapestry. Day 3: Angers – Montjean-sur-Loire | 37 km A stage in the heart of the vineyards of Anjou such as “Aubance” and “Layon”. Take the time to stop in Savennières, famous for its dry white wine, and continue to Chalonnes island in the middle of the Loire river. Day 4: Montjean-sur-Loire – Champtoceaux | 39 km A ride along the banks of the Loire river and appreciating its wild landscapes, via the village of Saint Florent le Vieil, to Champtoceaux, a magnificent setting on the borders of Anjou and Brittany. Day 5: Champtoceaux – Nantes | 32 km From countryside and small villages to the big city of Nantes. Discover another point on view of the Loire in the capital of the western part of the river. Day 6: Nantes – Saint-Brévin | 59 km A stage along marshlands and countryside ending at the estuary of the Loire river and enjoying the seaside and beaches of Saint-Brévin. Day 7: Departure during the day
- From 875 €
- Price includes : 3 nights’ accommodation in 3-star hotels and 3 nights’ accommodation in 2-star hotels (accommodation in a two-person bedroom) 3 dinners (drinks not included) 6 'buffet' or 'continental' breakfasts 1 travel folder (itineraries in French or English / colour maps) Tourist brochures Luggage transfer during the day Equipped cycle rental for 5 days (with helmet) and repatriation
- Price does not include : 3 dinners Lunches Drinks Tickets to attractions, tours of attractions, tasting Optional insurances (Cancellation Insurance OR Multirisk Insurance) Single room supplement (6 nights included) Transfer from Saint-Brévin to Saint-Nazaire train station Train transfer from Saint-Nazaire to Saumur Luggage transfer from Saint-Nazaire to Saumur Personal bike repatriation (rate on request)
- Practical information : Price for one person, on the minimum basis of 2 persons.
- Stages : SAUMUR / ANGERS / MONTJEAN-SUR-LOIRE / CHAMPTOCEAUX / NANTES / SAINT-BREVIN
from 21/03/2016 to 07/11/2016